David Whited is Chief of Planning & Development for Summit County Metro Parks. Trained in Landscape Architecture, Whited oversees new bike trails, towpath completion, and land acquisitions. In this interview, he discusses Munroe Falls, Nature Realm, and plans to develop Cascade Valley Park. He provides some of the history of Summit Metro Parks, including the park district's reputation as one of the oldest, largest, and most influential in the area of land conservation. He describes the problems of deer overpopulation and the threats posed by utilities and other development.
Whited, David (interviewee)
Lashley, Robin (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
"David Whited Interview, 24 June, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517051.
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